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Special Needs Youth ‘STAR’ In Bell Gardens

In a wheelchair, only able to control his eyes, mouth, and fingers, Ruben Martinez felt alone and misunderstood for most of his life. In desperation, he would day... Read more »

Justices Appear Divided On Immigration Case

The atmosphere was celebratory, as if they had already won. In reality, victory, defeat or a draw in a case that could determine the future of millions of immigrants... Read more »

MUSD Union Negotiations At Impasse

Sporting navy blue shirts and wearing “Union Strong” buttons, over 150 teachers, counselors, nurses and other certified personnel of the Montebello Unified School... Read more »

City of L.A. Seeking ‘Ideas’ to Revitalize Lincoln Heights Jail

Hoping to breathe new life into a favorite canvass of taggers and graffiti vandals, city planners are reaching out to “potential development partners” to gauge... Read more »

Vin Scully ‘Overwhelmed’ By Street Dedication

A street leading to Dodger Stadium was dedicated today as Vin Scully Avenue, prompting the longtime Dodger broadcaster to say he was “overwhelmed” by the honor... Read more »

Lawmakers Move Bills for Exide Cleanup

When Teresa Marquez first heard that Gov. Jerry Brown was proposing $176.6 million to expedite and expand the cleanup of homes and other properties contaminated... Read more »

Proposed Retail Center Splits Commerce

A proposal to build a retail complex that could include a big box type retail store on Washington Boulevard near the 710 Long Beach Freeway in the City of Commerce... Read more »

Latinos: A Growing Economic Force In L.A. County

So many companies told us that opening a location in our city would never pencil out, recalled South Gate Mayor Jorge Morales. “Now they are calling us back looking... Read more »

Gold Line Extension ‘Divides’ Eastside

Variations in the plan to extend Metro’s Gold Line Light Rail down two of the busiest streets in East Los Angeles would further divide a community that has for... Read more »

SoCal Gas Responds to Concerns About Montebello Facility

Tila Gregorian has lived near the SoCalGas facility in Montebello for years and has always worried about the possibility of gas leaks. When she heard about the thousands... Read more »

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